Definition of twitch grass in English:

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twitch grass


Another term for couch grass.
Example sentences
  • The buckwheat would rid the field of twitch grass for a few years.
  • Couch, scutch or twitch grass looks like just a tuft of any grass, but underneath the ground the roots spread quickly to colonise borders.
  • Often referred to as couch or twitch grass, quackgrass has a very broad blade and is difficult to control without killing the rest of the lawn.


Late 16th century: twitch, alteration of quitch.

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Syllabification: twitch grass

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